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ELECTIONS

District gives nod to new parcel tax

Facing huge state budget cuts that threaten elementary and middle school programs and small class sizes, the Mountain View...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2008
Last comment by Parcel Tax Supporter, on Apr 6, 2008 at 1:01 pm | 10 comments | 5033 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bridging the age gap

Kids these days get their kicks from digital media and video games, which has some people worried about the tabletop games...

Original post made on May. 31, 2014
Last comment by Debbie Rosenberg, on May 31, 2014 at 12:26 am | 1 comment | 5033 Views

OTHER ISSUES

MV's Vargas: America's most famous undocumented immigrant

Following his startling personal story in The New York Times magazine, Mountain View's Pulitzer Prize-winner Jose Antonio...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by The Eye, on Jul 23, 2011 at 4:15 pm | 50 comments | 5027 Views

AROUND TOWN

Total lunar eclipse visible in Bay Area tonight

Bay Area stargazers are in for a late-night treat tonight when the moon passes behind the Earth's shadow and leads to a total...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by UC Davis Grad, on Apr 15, 2014 at 6:41 pm | 5 comments | 5026 Views

BOOKS

Walkability workshop perambulates Rengstorff

More than 30 people attended a workshop last Saturday at the Mountain View community center to discuss how to make the Rengstorff...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2008
Last comment by dfb, on Mar 23, 2008 at 5:17 pm | 2 comments | 5023 Views

AROUND TOWN

Skate and enjoy

Roger Brown may be 55 but that isn't keeping him from riding his skateboard. Leave that up to a city law. Read the full...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2012
Last comment by Nukem, on Jul 22, 2012 at 8:12 pm | 15 comments | 5022 Views

RESTAURANTS

Just like the old country

Two swarthy guys wearing white jackets and paper hats greet you with heavy accents from behind the counter. A large menu...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2007
Last comment by hurrr, on Oct 19, 2007 at 12:05 am | 3 comments | 5016 Views

AROUND TOWN

Burrowing owls vs. Google

Concerns raised about a pair of rare and problematic burrowing owls, and the impact they'll have on Google's plan to build...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2008
Last comment by Rick, on Jul 26, 2010 at 12:00 pm | 16 comments | 5009 Views

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Caltrain trenching study wins green light

Declining to stand idle while change arrives along the Caltrain corridor, Palo Alto officials on Monday agreed to commission...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2013
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Nov 8, 2013 at 12:29 pm | 6 comments | 5006 Views

AROUND TOWN

Missing 68-year-old found safe

Mountain View police report that a missing 68-year-old who suffers from diabetes and early-stage Alzheimer's disease was...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by Mountain View Police Departmen, on Dec 9, 2013 at 2:05 pm | 2 comments | 5003 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Pumar found guilty in Ware's death

More than a year after his brother's death, Jim Ware said he and the rest of his family can finally begin to move on, now...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2013
Last comment by Mark, on Sep 19, 2013 at 7:19 pm | 1 comment | 5002 Views

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Cycle track to replace expressway ramp

Despite outcry from neighbors over the possibility of increasing traffic jams on Moffett Boulevard, City Council members...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2013
Last comment by jon botelho, on Jul 3, 2013 at 12:04 pm | 64 comments | 4990 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Musical chairs at MV Whisman

In a surprise announcement at the last meeting of the school year Tuesday, Mountain View Whisman administrators and trustees...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2008
Last comment by Carlos, on Oct 29, 2009 at 7:35 pm | 37 comments | 4984 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police arrest necklace-snatching suspects

A robbery suspect was arrested Aug. 6 after he barricaded himself in the bathroom of an apartment on Latham Street in an...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2011
Last comment by Double Jeopardy, on Aug 12, 2011 at 9:06 am | 29 comments | 4983 Views

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Hangar One's fate: NASA Inspector General won't back down

Following the backlash over a June 2011 report pushing for the disposal of historic Hangar One and Moffett Federal Airfield,...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2012
Last comment by Aero-Swiss, on Dec 21, 2012 at 2:37 am | 9 comments | 4983 Views

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Back to his roots

Up in the mountains of Windham County, Vt., Will Ackerman's Imaginary Road Studios has a fine Steinway and sweeping views....

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2013
Last comment by rob131, on Dec 1, 2013 at 5:11 am | 2 comments | 4982 Views

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City Council responds to push for new gun laws

City Council members took a small step last week towards following Sunnyvale's lead in cracking down on illegal guns and...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2014
Last comment by Criminals and crazies , on Jun 20, 2014 at 6:14 pm | 31 comments | 4981 Views

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Review: Song and sentiment

Christopher Vettel (playing Professor Bhaer) and Emily Koch (Jo March) find an unlikely friendship in TheatreWorks' "Little...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2013
Last comment by Josh, on Dec 16, 2013 at 1:52 pm | 1 comment | 4978 Views

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Roundtable group takes on school shooting fears

It hasn't happened here, but community members met last week to discuss the possibility of a school shooting in Mountain...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2013
Last comment by The only thing we need to fear is fear itself, on Jun 13, 2013 at 4:20 pm | 16 comments | 4977 Views

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Local gay couples say 'I do'

It is a warm Friday afternoon with the sun lighting the fountain in C.W. Hobbs and Stephen Carney's back yard. The two jokingly...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2008
Last comment by CW&Stephen, on Aug 9, 2008 at 9:18 am | 38 comments | 4976 Views
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WUE makes out-of-state tuition more affordable
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 2 comments | 2,603 views

Local picks on 2015 Michelin Bib Gourmand list
By Elena Kadvany | 1 comment | 2,397 views

Ode to Brussels Sprout
By Laura Stec | 14 comments | 2,198 views

Go Giants! Next Stop: World Series!
By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 1,689 views